Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

Lot 695:
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Gradidge 'Len Hutton' Autograph bat signed to verso by members of the cast and crew of the motion picture 'The Final Test' 1953 starring Jack Warner, in which Len Hutton appeared, together with Denis Compton, Cyril Washbrook, Alec Bedser and Jim Laker. Over forty signatures including Anthony Asquith, Director, Hutton, Jack Warner, Washbrook, Evans, Compton, Gover, Bedser, Brenda Bruce etc. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £260
Anthony Asquith was a leading English film director, the son of Herbert. H. Asquith, Prime Minister (1908-1916), who directed the motion picture 'The Final Test' starring Jack Warner.Previously sold by Knights as part of the Len Hutton collection in 2014
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England, New Zealand and Counties 1931. Gradidge 'Super' Harrow size cricket bat profusely signed in ink by approx. one hundred and twenty cricketers. Signatures to the face correspond in part with two matches played at Folkestone, England XI v New Zealanders, 5th-8th September, and M.C.C. South African Touring Team v The Rest, 9th-11th September 1931. Signatures of those who played in or were present for the matches include Tennyson, Chapman, Voce, Peebles, Hendren, Turnbull, Goddard, Calthorpe, Hone, Hearne, Perks, Kemp-Welch etc. Below are eleven signatures of the New Zealand touring party 1931, also the signatures of past and contemporary cricketers from Nottinghamshire, Middlesex etc. including F. Mann, A. Fielder, W. Fairservice, I. Peebles etc. To the verso are signatures of County teams for Kent, Derbyshire, Hampshire and Sussex. Fading to some signatures but overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
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'England v Australia, Lord's 1921'. Jack Hobbs 'Extra Special' Autograph bat signed to face by the England and Australian teams who played in the 2nd Test played at Lord's on the 11th-14th June 1921. Twenty five signatures in ink including Warwick Armstrong, Collins, McDonald, Gregory, Carter, Mailey, Bardsley, Hendry, Andrews, J.W.H.T. Douglas, Knight, Dipper, Woolley, Hendren, Tennyson, Haig, Strudwick, Hearne, Holmes, Parkin etc. The bat inscribed to foot 'Lord's 11 June 1921. England v Australia'. The back is signed and inscribed 'Royal Berkshire Hospital Sportsmans Fund. Presented by Jack Hobbs'. Minor fading to odd signature otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £300
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England v Rest of the World XI 1970. Slazenger 'Gradidge' full size bat signed to the lower portion of the face by eleven members of the Rest of the World XI. Signatures include Sobers (Captain), Barlow, McKenzie, Gibbs, Kanhai, G. Pollock, P. Pollock etc. Also signed to the upper portion of the face by Sobers (again), and England players, M.J.K. Smith, Trevor Bailey, Fred Titmus etc. Also signed to the verso by the 1971 Pakistan touring party (13 signatures), Essex (11), Middlesex (11), Warwickshire (12) and Worcestershire (13). The odd signature faded but legible. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
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Australia tour to England 1956. Gunn and Moore 'William Gunn Autograph' full size cricket bat fully signed in ink to the face by all eighteen members of the Australia touring party. Players' signatures include Johnson (Captain), McDonald, Benaud, Harvey, Burke, Archer, Rutherford, Craig, Maddocks, Lindwall, Miller etc. Slight bleeding to the signatures, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
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'The Australian Captains Bat. Full size cricket bat with heading to top and players names running down the bat from Don Bradman down to Mark Taylor. The bat was originally signed by all nineteen players, sadly many have faded and the only ones which are now legible are Bradman, Bill Brown, Lyndsay Hassett, Ray Lindwall, Barry Jarman and Allan Border. The bat has been signed to the base of the bat by an additional four captains who followed on from Mark Taylor, the signatures are Steve Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke. The bat is presented in a wooden bat case with glass to front. Overall 42"x12"
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
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Allan Border. Australia. Full size Duncan Fearnley 'Magnum' cricket bat decorated to the face with two portraits of Border by the artist, Mike Tarr, Signed 'To Duncan. Best wishes Allan Border'. Includes a letter of authenticity signed by Fearnley stating, 'This bat was made by myself in 1980 for Allan Border. The bat was used by Allan during the 1981 [series], when he scored 85 against India in Sydney and 73 against England at Lord's'. One worm hole to face and small dent to toe end, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £360
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England Cricket World Cup 1979. Slazenger full size bat fully signed in ink by all fourteen members of the England team. Signatures are Brearley (Captain), Willis, Old, Gooch, Hendrick, Boycott, Taylor, Botham, Gower, Miller, Edmonds, Randall, Larkins and Gatting. Slight fading to the odd signature, light surface wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
England lost in the final by 92 runs to the West Indies
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'Australia v Sri Lanka. The First Test in Tasmania'. Bellerive Oval, Hobart, 16th-20th December 1989. Full size Gray Nicholls bat produced to commemorate the first Test match played in Tasmania. Signed to the face by the twelve members of the Australian team and sixteen members of the Sri Lanka touring party. Australia signatures include Border (Captain), Boon, Jones, Moody, Taylor, Healy, Alderman, Hughes etc. Sri Lanka signatures include Ranatunga (Captain), Mahanama, Gurusinha, de Silva, Tillakaratne, Ratnayake etc. Damp staining to the bat toe, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
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'Cricket Australia npower Ashes Series 2009 England v Australia'. Full size Duncan Fearnley bat with printed title and players' names, signed by all sixteen members of the Australian touring party. Signatures include Ponting (Captain), M. Clarke, S. Clark, Haddin, Hughes, Hussey, Johnson, Katich, Lee, North, Siddle, Watson etc. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £160
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England v India and Pakistan 1982. Gray Nicholls 'GN100' full size bat signed to the face by fourteen members of the England team and thirteen members of the India team. Additionally signed to verso by twelve England players and fourteen members of the Pakistan touring party. Signatures include Willis, Gower, Taylor, Edmonds, Miller, Allott, Tavare, Randall, Greig, Lamb, Gatting (England), Kapil Dev, Doshi, Madan Lal, Roy, Vengsarkar (India), Imran Khan, Zaheer Abbas, Wasim Raja, Wasim Bari, Mansoor Akhtar (Pakistan) etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £160
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Warwickshire C.C.C. 1996. Slazenger 'V500' full size cricket bat signed to the face by twelve members of the Warwickshire team. Signatures include Reeve (Captain), Munton, Brown, Pollock, Knight, Welch, Wasim Khan, Giles etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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England v Australia 'The Centenary Test Cricket Bat' 1880-1980. Nicholls full size cricket bat signed to face by eleven members of the England team, ten of whom played in the match. Signatures are Botham (Captain), Boycott, Old, Gower, Bairstow, Gatting, Willey, Emburey, Gooch, Hendrick and Jackman. Lacking the signature of Athey. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Matthew Maynard. Glamorgan & England 1985-2005. Full size Duncan Fearnley 'C.D.' boldly signed to the face, 'To all my friends at Andersens, Best wishes, Matthew Maynard'. The bat appears to be match used. Sold with a full size bat for Steve Watkin's benefit year 1998. Signed by seventeen members of the Glamorgan team alongside printed name strip. Signatures include Maynard (Captain), Watkin (beneficiary), Cottey, Croft, James, Dale, Shaw, Thomas, S. Jones etc. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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'Skeleton Leg Guards'. Pair of very early original circa 1880 open ribbed wicker and cane batting pads. Minor wear and staining, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
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Don Bradman. One half of a split cricket bail signed in black pen by Don Bradman, varnished. Two small mount holes to verso. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 711:
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Signed wicket-keeping glove. One new Kookaburra wicket-keeping glove, signed by eleven former international wicket-keepers. Signatures include Bob Taylor, Rodney Marsh, Alan Knott, Jim Parks, Ian Healy, Wasim Bari etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
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Derek Randall. Nottinghamshire and England 1972-1993. Pair of Gunn & Moore 'Maestro' batting gloves worn by Randall during the 1992 cricket season. Each glove signed by Randall and the right hand gloves with handwritten details to finger protection. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25

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